The Doctrine of Revelation

The Doctrine of Revelation

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Revelation is the study of how, where and when God reveals Himself and of what is disclosed. This introduction to Revelation: discusses the major themes in the narrative of Revelation; introduces the student to the work of Karl Barth, Paul Tillich, Karl Rahner and Carl Henry; and addresses both the problems of religious pluralism and secular scepticism.show more

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  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 138 x 216mm
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • 0748607951
  • 9780748607952

Table of contents

Introduction - models of Revelation: a narrative interpretation. Prologue: God - the Trinitarian source of disclosure. Part One General Revelation: creation - the invitation to know God; fall - the Noetic consequences of sin; covenant with Noah - the grace of preservation. Part Two Special Revelation: covenant with Israel - elective action; Jesus Christ - incarnate action. Part Three Revelation as reception: scripture - inspiration; church - ecclesiastical illumination; salvation - personal illumination; consumation - eschatological illumination. Epilogue: God - the revealer revealed.show more